Thanks for note; correcting proofs for 2d ed. [of Origin].
"If your are at all staggered I shall be quite interested."
My dear Bunbury
… I have been much engaged … correcting proofs for 2d. edit, but I take shame to myself for not having long ago thanked you for your kind note … not that I hope to correct you. If you at all staggered I shall be quite interested …
- f1 2569.f1The date is given in the Carnegie Book Shop catalogue.
- f2 2569.f2CD stayed in Ilkley until 7 December 1859 (‘Journal’; Appendix II).
- f3 2569.f3CD first told Bunbury about his species views in 1845 (see Bunbury ed. 1891–3, Middle life 1: 77) and discussed them further in 1856 (see Correspondence vol. 6). For Bunbury's response to Origin, see Correspondence vol. 8, letter from C. J. F. Bunbury, 30 January 1860.